Dollar General Supports Families Through Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance Benefit

January 01, 2023

  • Benefits available to all eligible full-time and part-time employees
  • Birth mothers receive a total of eight weeks of paid leave
  • All other parents receive two weeks of paid parental leave
  • Adoption benefit provides up to $4,000 in financial assistance

In keeping with its mission of Serving Others, Dollar General offers a paid parental leave policy and adoption assistance benefit. The benefits are available for qualifying events to all eligible full-time and part-time employees throughout the Company’s retail locations, distribution centers and the Store Support Center (corporate office).
Dollar General’s parental leave policy provides employees two weeks of paid time off for qualifying parental leave. Birth mothers receive eight weeks of paid time off comprised of two weeks of qualifying paid parental leave and an additional six weeks of qualifying paid maternity leave. Additionally, the Company provides employees up to $4,000 in adoption assistance. Benefits are subject to employees meeting certain requirements, including eligibility requirements.

About Dollar General Corporation 

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is proud to serve as America’s neighborhood general store. Founded in 1939, Dollar General lives its mission of Serving Others every day by providing access to affordable products and services for its customers, career opportunities for its employees, and literacy and education support for its hometown communities. As of August 4, 2023, the company’s 19,488 Dollar General, DG Market, DGX and pOpshelf stores across the United States and Mi Súper Dollar General stores in Mexico provide everyday essentials including food, health and wellness products, cleaning and laundry supplies, self-care and beauty items, and seasonal décor from our high-quality private brands alongside many of the world’s most trusted brands such as Coca Cola, PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, General Mills, Hershey, J.M. Smucker, Kraft, Mars, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble and Unilever.  Learn more at



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